Guillaume Hamel graduated from the University of Montreal in 2004 with a Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy. He is a registered member of the Professional Order of Physiotherapy of Quebec, and of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association. Guillaume obtained a certificate in Sport Physiotherapy Canada in 2007. Since graduation, Guillaume has demonstrated strong interest in the field of sports medicine. He has participated as a member of medical teams in international, national and provincial athletic events. Acting as the head therapist for the Montreal Impact from 2005 to 2008, he travelled around the world with the team to: Italy, Portugal, Honduras, Mexico, etc. He was part of the medical team during the team's first performance in the CONCACAF tournament. Guillaume was also on the medical team for the University of Montreal Men's Soccer Team for three years during his studies. He now spends his energy and time working with sports associations from the West Island community of Montreal. He is in charge of multiple associations, including the cheerleading club "Flyers All-Starz", a team with whom he’s travelled with to Orlando since 2011. In 2007, he became Vice-President of Operations at Action Sport Physio, where he was named employee of the year two years in a row by his coworkers in 2010 and 2011, until his departure in 2012. In October 2012, he co-founded Physiomentum Sports Medicine Center Inc. and has begun his own practice. He’s already established contracts with numerous sports associations, including the prominent Canadian Soccer Association. Guillaume continues to develop his knowledge in various areas of Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine. To remain current with new techniques, he continues to take courses in Manual Therapy, Sports First Responder, McKenzie, Mulligan, Sport Massage, Neural Mobility, and Taping. He is certified in peripheal and vertebral manipulations and dry needling. He enjoys sharing his knowledge with clients and other physiotherapists through his conference appearances. Given his vast experience, he’s often in charge of physiotherapy interns from various universities.
Thomas Lucas is a Physiotherapist and member of the “Ordre Professionnel de la Physiotherapie du Québec”. He graduated from McGill University in 2011 with a Master’s Degree in Physiotherapy. Since, Tom has found his niche in the private sector, and has instinctively begun to establish his specialty in themanagement and rehabilitation of sports injuries. Tom has spent his life in and around sports, most notably soccer where he won two National Championships as team captain for the Lac-St-Louis Lakers. More recently, he competed with the McGill Redmen during his 5 years at McGill, 4 of those as team captain. During his soccer career, he also competed with the “Centre National de Haut Performance” (CNHP) and provincial teams. Tom also has a love for the game of Basketball, and competed as an under-age player for the U-17 provincial team before calling it quits to pursue soccer more intensely. He uses his experiences as an elite athlete to better help his injured athletes return to play in the best possible state. As a young, motivated and open-minded professional, Tom is always looking to improve his professional capacities. He is currently pursuing his Manipulative Therapy levels, and obtained his Dimploma in Sports Physiotherapy in 2016. As an evidence-based practitioner, he hopes to one day contribute significant research to the profession of Physiotherapy. Today he is owner and vice-president of his own company: Physiomentum Sports Medicine Centre Inc. through which he has participated in the coverage of many sporting events such as the 2013 Francophone Games with the Canadian Soccer Association, as well as the Cheerleading World Championships in Orlando. On a personal level, Tom enjoys travelling to new places with his wife Kyla. In his spare time Tom likes to run, ride his fixed-gear bike, play sports, and walk his dog. Aside from being active Tom is a food fanatic, and loves to cook while he listens to his record collection.
Julie Sacerwiez completed her master’s degree in physiotherapy at Sherbrooke University in 2016. She currently belongs to l’Ordre Professionnel de la Physiothérapie du Québec (OPPQ), and is a member of “l’Association Québécoise de la Physiothérapie (AQP)” and the orthopaedic division of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association (CPA). Since graduating, Julie has practiced as a member of the team at Physiomentum Sports Medicine Center. Throughout her training, Julie has shown particular interest in sports physiotherapy. She has been involved with various sporting events as part of the medical team including the Bromont Ultramarathon, the Montreal Esprit Triathlon, as well as football and track & field events. Having accumulated many hours of on-field management, Julie enjoys working with athletes and the opportunity to use her knowledge and skills in facilitating a safe and speedy return to play. Julie continues to develop her professional skills as she pursues her manual therapy levels, sports physiotherapy certificate, as well as courses in Mulligan and McKenzie techniques. She has also completed complementary courses in sports physio and rehabilitation through her university studies, and became a certified sports first responder in March 2015. Outside of work life, Julie stays active and has a keenness for the outdoors. She especially enjoys rock climbing, downhill skiing, cycling, tennis, and soccer.
Jeremy Rosenberg completed his master’s degree in Physiotherapy at Mcgill University in 2016. He is a registered member of the Professional Order of Physiotherapy of Quebec (OPPQ). During his time at Mcgill, Jeremy’s passion for sports led him to become a team therapist for the Mcgill Track and Field team and develop his skills with various athletes. Jeremy’s vast sports knowledge helps him understand the biomechanics of a multitude of sports injuries and treat them efficiently. Jeremy treats many different injuries ranging from recent sports injuries to chronic back and neck issues. Since Jeremy’s start at Physiomentum, he has been working with the Flyerz All Starz cheerleading team at competitions all over Canada and the USA. Jeremy is constantly seeking new knowledge, having taking courses in manual therapy, sports first responder and concussion management. He is looking forward to pursuing his manual therapy levels as well as other courses in Mackenzie.
Wendy Yu graduated from McGill University in 2014 with a master’s degree in Physical Therapy and is a member of the Ordre Professionnel de la Physiothérapie du Québec (OPPQ). Wendy has experience with a diverse clientele of all ages and cultures in the fields of orthopaedics, running and concussion rehabilitation. She is certified to treat low back, neck and thoracic injuries using the McKenzie method, and is working towards a McKenzie certification. She is also certified in using the Mulligan technique for injuries to the extremities, with particular emphasis upon the shoulder joint. In conjunction, she incorporates manual therapy, myofascial release and structural myofascial therapy in all her treatments. Wendy is also certified in the prevention and management of acute concussions and post-concussion syndrome. Through a thorough concussion management protocol, she is able to promote a safe return to sports, work and school. Sports-wise, Wendy is specialized in doing running assessments and treating all running-related injuries. She also treats dance injuries, and has been working in collaboration with Sheila Parkins School of Dance to minimize injuries during competition season. Wendy is a firm believer that regular physical activity, a balanced diet and a relaxed state of mind are three main ingredients to healthy living. Through physiotherapy, she can help any individual return to meaningful activities, work or sports. In her spare time, Wendy likes to do high-intensity interval training (HIIT), running, reading and writing. She also likes to attend conferences on musculoskeletal conditions and running to further her knowledge in these areas and thus become a better practitioner. She is passionate about physiotherapy and will make sure you can return to activities that inspire the same passion in you!
Olivier Collin completed his master’s degree in Physical Therapy at McGill University in 2019 and is a registered member of the Professional Order of Physiotherapy of Quebec (OPPQ). Prior to completing his degree at McGill, Olivier studied and competed at Fresno State University as a member of their cross-country and track roster. He competed in events ranging from 800m to the 10km cross-country. Struggling with injuries during his time in California, Olivier decided to transfer to the University of Victoria where he completed a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology. This decision was prompted by his desire to gain better insight into injury risk reduction and injury management. His interest in physical activity and movement-based therapy is what led him to complete is studies at McGill. As a member of the Physiomentum team, Olivier is sure to utilize his vast knowledge of running and performance to help those dealing with acute and chronic injuries. He continues his education in the new year with a course in dry needling and is hoping to have a chance to complete his sports first responder course as well.
Russell is a Physiotherapist, member of the “Ordre Professionnel de la Physiotherapie du Québec”, and a certified personal trainer. He graduated from McGill University with a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology in 2016 and a Master’s Degree in Physiotherapy in 2020. During his time at McGill, Russell had the opportunity to work as a student in physiotherapy with the McGill soccer team. Outside of school, he has worked as a trainer and eventually founded his own personal training company: Wolfe Movement. His personal pursuits in movement and exercise have fed a passion for guiding others along their own health journeys. Russell also completed in 2020 a physiotherapy mentorship program emphasizing the importance of critical thinking and communication in the health care world, and is looking forward to furthering his knowledge in other areas of the field, such as manual therapy. In his spare time, Russell likes to play guitar, beat his friends at board games, and own his cooking skills.
Dr. Burman is an Assistant Professor of Surgery at McGill University and Orthopedic Surgeon at the McGill University Health Center (MUHC) in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. He is the Clinical Director of the MUHC Orthopedic Sports Medicine Group and Director of the McGill Orthopedic Sports Medicine & Arthroscopy Fellowship Program. He is a graduate of the McGill University Orthopedic Surgery Residency Program, and received further Subspecialty Fellowship Training in the areas of Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy & Shoulder Surgery at McGill University, University of Oklahoma & University of Toronto. Dr. Burman currently serves as Team Physician and Head Orthopedic Surgeon for the Montreal Impact FC, as well Team Physician and Orthopedic Surgeon for the Montreal Alouettes of the Canadian Football League, and McGill University Athletics.
Dr. Ostiguy is a family physician specializing in sports medicine. She earned her medical degree from Laval University, where she also completed her family medicine residency in 2014. She then completed a Fellowship in Sports Medicine at McGill University, where she was involved in the medical staff of professional, varsity and college teams. She obtained her Canadian Academy of Sport and Exercise Medicine (CASEM) diploma in 2015. Among her numerous commitments, she is currently the team doctor of Concordia varsity men's hockey team and a physician at the Institut National du Sport du Québec (INSQ).
Graduate of Lille University and l’Institut franco-britannique d’osthéopathie, Paris, France, he has been a pioneer, opening the first independent osteopathy clinic in the north of France. Afterwards, he specialised in equine osteopathy, IFOREC, Manosque, France, being the only equine osteopath to work within the NRHA (National Reining Horse Association) in the United States as a private consultant for riders and horses of international level and also in Canada for dressage, obstacle jumping and for the Cavalia show. Christophe's experience and dedication to his clients has acquired him an undisputable reputation for many elite athletes of different sports, allowing him to travel around the world to all the competition sites. He recently returned from Australia, where he worked with Team Dillon Coaching, a group of elite tri-athletes trained by Michelle Dillon. Very much in demand with several athletes in different disciplines, as well as with many amateur sports enthusiasts, Christophe is often consulted to help them improve their performance. This enriching experience makes him an undisputed reference in postural biomechanics, which he makes his specialty. His strength is to give you all the necessary tools to improve and maintain your health. The understanding of your symptoms will allow a quick and lasting improvement of your well-being.
Jessika Reid is a graduate in Osteopathy from the Quebec Professional School of Osteopaths (ÉPOQ). She focuses her practice in pediatric and obstetrical osteopathy. Holder of a baccaulerate in psychology from the University of Montreal, she has always been passionate about peoples well-being and health. Her empathy and dynamism allow her to give comforting and adapted osteopathic care. Jessika is a member of the Corporation of Professional Osteopaths of Quebec.
Graduated from UQAM in 2015, Annie-Pier has been part of the team since graduation. She's a dynamic and hard-working person who will push you to achieve your goals. She is part of the Federation of Kinesiologists of Quebec since 2017. She has been evolving herself as a professional athlete on the Ringette Montreal Mission team in the National League since 2009. She competes in the Canadian Championship with her team practically every year. Her years of development as an athlete pushed her to deepen her knowledge in the field of training and eventually to become a kinesiologist. From the opening of the gym to the clinic, she works with both athletes who want to improve their fitness and people who are in the process of rehabilitation to help them gain the strength and stamina necessary for a functional return to daily activities or for the purpose of a return to the sport. Annie puts all her qualities of coaching at the service of her clients so that they can reach their numerous objectives. It offers both private training, training program and group training services.
Julie graduated from UQAM in 2017 with a Bachelor's degree in Kinesiology. She also obtained her certification as a Massage Therapist in 2017 (Swedish massage) and is certified in deep tissue massage. Julie has been providing Kinesiology and Massage Therapy services with the Physiomentum team since her graduation, but was already part of the team during her studies as a physiotherapist's assistant. She will be able to offer you services that will meet your needs and objectives whether for fitness or muscular relaxation. Julie was a member for the Flyers All-Starz, a Montreal cheerleading team that continues to win national and international titles. She herself has had the chance to be a World Champion in her category in 2013 and 2019, as well as several other world podiums over the years. Now retired, she focuses on her profession.
Emilie Hadida graduated with a Bachelor of Education (BEd) in Kinesiology from McGill University in 2005 and then went on to receive a Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Exercise Science specializing in Athletic Therapy from Concordia University in 2008. She became a Certified Athletic Therapist in 2010. She has worked as the team therapist for various sports and teams, notably the Lac St-Louis Lakers (AAA soccer), the Lac St-Louis Lions (Midget AAA hockey) as well as the Voltigeurs of Drummondville (Major Junior Quebec Hockey League). For the last 4 years, Emilie has become specialized in the Be Activated and Reflexive Performance Reset (RPR) techniques; this kind of work gives her clients immediate shifts in their performance levels as well as with pain management. She is passionate about her work and helping her clients achieve their goal; whether it be pushing through a training plateau they’ve been struggling with, excelling at their next sport competition or recuperating from a long-term injury.
Kelsey graduated from Concordia University in 2018 with a Bachelor of Science from the Exercise science program and specialization in Athletic Therapy. She is also a certified massage therapist in Swedish massage and deep tissue massage. Kelsey is a member of the Canadian Athletic Therapy Association (CATA), La Corporation des Thérapeutes du Sports du Québec (CTSQ) and the Association des Massothérapeutes du Québec (AMQ). Being an Athletic therapist, she is capable of recognizing and treating musculoskeletal injuries using multiple modalities, such as manual therapy techniques, muscle energy techniques, soft tissue manipulation and more. She applies her wide range of skills into her massage treatments to help reduce pain, muscle spasms, reduce scar tissue formation, improve overall muscular health, and more. She values the concept of recovery, whether you are a professional or recreational athlete, or simply someone who needs time out for themselves and well being. Kelsey is also a certified Sports First Responder, and has worked with athletes from a variety of sports, such as football, rugby, hockey, figure skating, gymnastics and soccer. She is trained in sport specific taping/wrapping techniques. Her goal is to get people back to a pain free lifestyle and help athletes perform at their best health and ability. Kelsey was once a competitive gymnast herself at the provincial level for 8 years and once she retired, became a coach at the recreation and competitive level. Outside of work, Kelsey enjoys outdoor activities such as going on hikes, runs, skiing as well as camping.
Stanley Milfort also known as Coach Milfort, is originally from Montreal, Canada. He was introduced to fitness in 2011, after a devastating knee injury. He then decided to reshape his body and take control of his health. During this journey, Milfort has spend time in Montreal & Los Angeles, sharing his passion and story by spearheading several fitness programs, fitness classes and personal fitness training. His main goal is to help others reach their peak performance and inspire motivation to overcome obstacles and challenges of life. @coachmilfort on IG.